BECOME A PROFESSIONAL MUA Enroll for Fall 2022 and Launch Your Career in Less Than a Year   

Now is the time to set yourself up for a fulfilling career in makeup artistry. Take charge of your future by becoming an MUA at North America's #1 college for professional and special effects makeup. Learn from the best at our campus in downtown Toronto and join the industry in less than a year.    

Hurry! Spots are filling up fast as we are experiencing high demand.

Industry Demand Has Never Been Higher

The film and television industry is experiencing significant growth and is eager for fresh creative talent.  Unlock your potential and launch your career as an MUA in just 35 weeks by joining us for world-class, hands-on learning in a safe, supportive and inspiring environment.

Learn directly from award-winning faculty members in our state-of-the-art facilities, network with industry professionals, and master the skills needed to start your career in the entertainment industry. From hairstyling and makeup application for film, television & fashion to creating and executing unique SFX and character design. CMU will provide a comprehensive learning path for your career success.

Enroll in our Complete or Comprehensive Makeup Artist Program and be eligible for a $1,000 scholarship!

Apply for Fall 2022 and Receive a $1,000 Scholarship!

Rules & Regulations

  1. The offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other scholarships or promotions offered by CMU College of Makeup Art & Design.
  2. The financial value of the offer is limited to $1,000 per student.
  3. The financial value of the offer is to be applied directly to the student kit fee.
  4. Prospective students must fill out a full application form to complete the registration process.

Why Choose CMU?

  • Top Ranking

    CMU is North America's top college for professional and special effects makeup. 

  • Award-Winning Faculty

    Our award-winning and internationally acclaimed faculty are dedicated to passing on their knowledge and passion for makeup artistry. 

  • Comprehensive Programs

    CMU offers 7 specialized diploma and certificate programs designed to provide aspiring makeup artists with the skills and confidence needed to work in different areas of the makeup industry. 

  • State-Of-The-Art Facilities

    As a student at CMU, you will have access to the college's state-of-the-art facilities. This includes our generous classroom sizes, special makeup effects lab, photography studio, and more. 

  • Alumni Success

    CMU graduates have worked on award-winning productions like Schitt's Creek, Murdoch Mysteries, Star Trek Discovery, IT, Saw, among many, many others. They continue to design and create iconic makeup looks for entertainment industries across the globe. 

  • Real-World Experience

    Programs at CMU are designed to emulate real-world situations so that students are prepared for their work and career after graduation.

  • Financial Assistance Available

    Don't let a lack of financial assistance stop you from pursuing your dream career. Our payment schedules are designed to help students organize their finances in order to have all payments taken care of by their start date.

  • Flexible Learning Options

    CMU offers in-person, online and blended learning options to our students. We believe in the power of in-person learning, as it provides a much richer learning experience. Hands-on learning is also paramount to your success as a makeup artist!

Student Testimonials

Success Stories

Over 5,000 makeup artists have graduated from CMU in the past 30 years. 


From Roots to Savage x Fenty Vol. 2: Alumna Arielle Park’s incredible success story


Complete Makeup Artist Grad Louisa Liao Has Reve’d Up Her Makeup Career to the Universe and Beyond!


Recent Complete Program grad Lateisha Grant is making her mark in the Fashion world

Fall Registration is Open!

Enroll now to receive a $1000 Scholarship